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Dr Dennis Taub
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Dr. Dennis D. Taub received his Ph.D. from the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia in 1991. He subsequently entered the laboratory of Dr. Joost J. Oppenheim as a staff fellow at the National Cancer Institute in Frederick, Maryland. From 1994-1997, he headed the vaccine monitoring laboratory within the Clinical Services Program at the National Cancer Institute. In early 1997, he moved to the National Institute on Aging and started the Laboratory of Immunology as its Chief as well as the Chief of Clinical Immunology Section from 1997-2010. Dr. Taub also served as the Director of Clinical Core Laboratory and the NIA Bio-Repository, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health from during this time period. He now is the Senior Investigator & Chief, Clinical Immunology Section, Laboratory of Molecular Biology and Immunology at the National Institute on Aging, Baltimore MD.
Dr. Taub has wide interests in many areas of biology and medicine, both basic and clinical. His current researches focus on chemokine and inflammatory biology, age-associated changes in immune function and inflammation, the role of cholesterol and lipid rafts in T lymphocyte signaling and trafficking, novel connections between the immune and endocrine systems, the molecular and biological mechanisms of age-associated thymic involution and the role of homocysteine in immunoregulation. He has published over 240 articles as an author or co-author in peer-reviewed journals, reviews and book chapters and has been cited well over 10,000 times. Dr. Taub has rich experience in journal editorial services, including past experience as an Associate Editor for Journal of Clinical Investigation (2000-2002), Journal of Immunology (1995-2001), and Blood (2000-2005). He currently sits on the editorial board of numerous journals including Ageing Research Reviews, Brain, Behavior and Immunity, Cellular Immunology, Current Immunology Reviews, Journal of Gerontology (Medical Sciences), Journal of Immune Based Therapies and Vaccines, Journal of Neuroinflammation, Mechanisms of Ageing and Development, and many others. Dr. Taub is also the current co-Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Inflammation. He also serves as a member of Faculty 1000, and serves on many Committees/Advisory Boards within NIH or external. Dr. Taub has been the Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Medical Sciences since 2006.